The wait is over, and we now know what we’ll call the program for 11- to 17-year-old youth when girls can begin joining during the scheduled launch on Feb. 1, 2019. Let’s hear it for Scouts BSA! Boys and girls who are part of Scouts BSA will be known as Scouts. Just as before, these...Read More »
New Birth of Freedom Council, BSA
In order to help get our leaders trained we are offering many in person training’s that will allow our leaders to become fully trained so they can provide a great program to their Scouts. There are also several training’s that can be taken online and they can be found down below as well. In...Read More »
National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) in the New Birth of Freedom Council will be held June 10-15, 2018 at Hidden Valley Scout Reservation. The NYLT course is an exciting, action packed program designed to provide youth members of the Boy Scouts of America with leadership skills and experiences they can use in their home unit...Read More »
April 6, 2018 Dear Scouts and Scouters: Last month, we first told you about our ongoing discussions with the Lancaster County Conservancy to preserve Wizard Ranch for future generations of Scouts and the public through a potential sale of the property to the Conservancy. An important element of this proposal was that the Council would...Read More »
Gettysburg National Military Park now accepting applications for 2018 “The Great Task” Youth Programs
It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us – that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion… President Abraham Lincoln, November 19, 1863 Gettysburg, PA – History can do more than instruct; it...Read More »
The York Revolution’s annual Boy Scout Night sleepovers are officially on the schedule! Save the date for June 29 and August 3, when Scouts have the opportunity to camp overnight in the outfield. Game time is 6:30 PM, with the gates opening at 5:30 PM. Warm up with a pre-game Scout Pride Parade around the...Read More »
The Harrisburg Senators will host their annual Scout Night Sleepover game at FNB Field on Saturday, June 30 (vs. Richmond Flying Squirrels). First pitch will be at 6 PM. This fun-filled night includes a pre-game Scout parade at 5:15 PM, a great night of Senators baseball, your group’s name on the video board and the special...Read More »
2018 SPRING FLING COLOR SPLASH HIKE!
For Packs and Troops! WHEN: Saturday, May 12, 2018 WHERE: Camp Tuckahoe, 400 Tuckahoe Road, Dillsburg, PA 17019 Scouts and Scouters of all ages are welcome to attend! Wear a white t-shirt if you want to be splashed with colored power as you hike up to the two peaks overlooking...
The New Birth of Freedom Council is currently working with the Lancaster County Conservancy on a planned sale of Wizard Ranch to the Conservancy that would convey ownership of the property to the Conservancy but still preserve Wizard Ranch for use by future generations of Scouts and the general public....Read More »
On the heels of a successful pilot that introduced new families to Scouting and raised retention rates, Lions, the BSA’s Cub Scout program for kindergarten-age youth, will become an official part of Cub Scouting this year. The decision was made official after a vote this week by the BSA’s volunteer-led National Executive Board....Read More »